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International anti-corruption leader connects with students
July 25, 2014

A respected leader in international anti-corruption efforts recently shared with Fisher students his insights into the struggle to reduce corruption and the benefits and consequences of doing so—all without leaving his home in Europe.

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Fisher named Forté Foundation sponsor school
July 1, 2014

Fisher College of Business has been named a Forté Foundation sponsor school for 2014-2015. The partnership connects Fisher’s top-ranked MBA programs with the foundation, a nonprofit consortium of companies and business schools focused on launching women into fulfilling, significant careers through access to business education, opportunities and a network of professionals.

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Case competition draws U.S. high school students to Fisher
July 1, 2014

For the first time since 2008, Fisher College of Business hosted the National Black MBA Association’s® (NBMBAA) Leaders of Tomorrow® Case Competition. The 13th annual event brought 130 minority high school students from across the country to campus.

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Allenby selected as prestigious ISMS Fellow
June 30, 2014

Greg M. Allenby, Helen C. Kurtz Chair in Marketing, was elected to serve as an INFORMS Society for Marketing Science (ISMS) Fellow at the recent INFORMS Marketing Science Conference.

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Interim President, former Fisher dean Joseph Alutto honored
June 19, 2014

The Ohio State University’s leader served as the guest of honor during a gathering of the Fisher College of Business community to celebrate his enduring legacy as well as the creation of The Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness and the Joseph A. Alutto Global Leadership Fund.

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ACAP-Ohio brings industry, career insights to students
June 19, 2014

Forty-four high school students from around the state recently gathered at Fisher for the 19th annual Accounting Careers Awareness Program (ACAP-Ohio).

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Faculty member provides anti-corruption insights in Bosnia
June 19, 2014

Just before the start of his Global Ethics and Compliance course at Fisher this summer, David Freel, senior lecturer in the Department of Management and Human Resources, embarked on a global experience to see firsthand how his area of expertise was being applied halfway around the world.

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Fisher students help fuel EcoCAR team
June 13, 2014

Fisher student Bryan Silverman has loved “anything with four wheels” since the fifth grade. So when the EcoCAR 2 challenge offered the chance to combine his passion for the automotive world with his skills and training in business, he leapt at the opportunity.

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Schweitzer Fellow working to improve children's health
June 11, 2014

Born in India, raised in Japan and educated in Australia, Zeenia Kaul appreciates diversity – of thought, of people and of education. It’s why Kaul, a 2014-2015 Albert Schweitzer Fellow, is introducing disadvantaged children in Columbus, Ohio to a whole new way to improve their health.

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Research addresses importance of patient experience
June 5, 2014

A new study that explores the impact of combining standardized healthcare practices with an increased emphasis on patient experience not only reveals improvement in two significant clinical outcomes, but also quantifies -- for the first time -- the cost of this new healthcare model.

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Research, industry insights highlight risk series
May 29, 2014

Bringing together and building upon the issues and challenges examined over four half-day sessions, the fifth and concluding entry in the Risk Institute Executive Education Series, “Balancing Risk and Opportunity to Create Value,” offered a mix of academic expertise and practitioner perspectives.

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Unique background helping Magestro excel in analytics
May 27, 2014

Brookhaven National Laboratory features Daniel Magestro, an adjunct professor of finance at Fisher, whose scientific background has proven to be valuable in business education.

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Financial fraud protection now as simple as 1, 2, 3
May 23, 2014

In an era of financial scandal headlines, has a reliable, cost-effective way to identify financial reporting fraud, as seen by the likes of Enron and WorldCom, been discovered? Researchers at Columbia Business School and Fisher College of Business believe so and have created a new way for financial regulators and investors to “red flag” irregularities in financial statements faster and more efficiently than ever before.

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WD's Steve Milligan continuing to give back to Fisher
May 21, 2014

Steve Milligan, president and CEO of Western Digital Corporation and a 1985 Fisher alumnus, continued his legacy of giving back to his alma mater, returning to campus to address Master of Accounting graduates at the MAcc pre-commencement ceremony.

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MAcc Association recognized for community service efforts
May 9, 2014

Citing tremendous involvement in a number of community service programs, The Ohio State Office of Outreach and Engagement awarded Fisher’s Master of Accounting Association its Student Organization Award for Excellence in Community Service Programming.

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Center for Real Estate welcomes pair of industry leaders
May 9, 2014

Demonstrating its commitment to providing students with unique insights into the industry, the Ohio State Center for Real Estate recently brought to campus a pair of leaders to speak on the current state and future of commercial and industrial real estate.

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GAP launch gives students robust global opportunities
May 8, 2014

Sixty-seven first-year MBA students recently traveled abroad for three weeks of project-based learning and consultation as part of Fisher's Global Applied Projects (GAP) program.

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Students, alumnus celebrated at commencement activities
May 5, 2014

More than 10,000 students, their families and friends will gather Sunday in Ohio Stadium for The Ohio State University Spring Commencement.

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MAcc student eager for post-graduate opportunity at FASB
April 28, 2014

The latest in a tradition of distinguished Accounting Honors students at Fisher is getting ready for a prestigious opportunity.

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Business fraternity chapter earns multiple honors
April 25, 2014

Pi Sigma Epsilon recently held its National Convention in Miami, Florida. Ohio State’s Gamma Nu chapter, with students from Fisher and colleges across campus, sent 30 members and took home multiple awards.

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MBAs earn opportunity to pitch to Macy’s
April 25, 2014

A team of first-year MBA candidates at Fisher recently traveled to New York City to help a fashion giant solve an industry challenge: how to connect with and market to the millennial generation.

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Online retailers have advantage by not collecting sales tax
April 23, 2014

Two independent studies use two very different approaches to reach the same conclusion: some online retailers really do have an advantage over traditional brick-and-mortar stores.

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Walter Zinn, MBLE featured in ¿Qué Pasa, OSU?
April 23, 2014

¿Qué Pasa, OSU? features an article on Walter Zinn, professor of logistics and chair of Fisher's Department of Marketing and Logistics, as well as opportunities in supply chain logistics and Fisher's Master in Business Logistics Engineering program.

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Diversity awards honor partnerships, student perseverance
April 22, 2014

The Fisher Diversity Committee named Deloitte the winner of the Corporate Diversity Award at the 13th Annual Diversity Business Awards ceremony. The corporate award was one of two given out by the committee in an event at the Blackwell. Donald Anthony, of the Warrior Group, Inc., received the Individual Executive Award.

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Ambassador to U.S. shares diplomatic, global insights
April 15, 2014

While small in land mass and population, Liechtenstein remains a significant player in the global financial landscape, Claudia Fritsche -- the country’s ambassador to the United States -- recently told a group of students at Fisher.

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Cross-disciplinary teams lead Business Plan Competition
April 15, 2014

The long-established tradition of exploring new and exciting ideas continued with the 2014 Ohio State Business Plan Competition, hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at Fisher. The competition, now in its 14th year, featured teams from a range of disciplines across Ohio State.

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Leadership Awards honor Fisher students, organizations
April 14, 2014

Recipients of the 2014 Ohio State Leadership Awards were announced during a ceremony at the Ohio Union, and Fisher College of Business was well-represented by its students and organizations.

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Fisher among top teams at real estate competition
April 14, 2014

Undergraduate students could not pass up the opportunity to put their skills and passions for real-estate development and finance to the test. The result: a third-place place in the prestigious Villanova Real Estate Challenge.

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MBAs, Blue Jackets team up for Fisher Invitational
April 11, 2014

Fisher College of Business MBA students and peers from 10 visiting business schools are putting their skills and learning into action with the help of the National Hockey League’s Columbus Blue Jackets.

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Ohio Export Internship Program recognized for excellence
April 11, 2014

The Ohio Export Internship Program, in collaboration with the Ohio Development Services Agency and Fisher, was recently honored with the 2014 International Program Excellence Award by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators.

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Owens Corning CFO shares management insights
April 7, 2014

Michael McMurray, CFO of Owens Corning, shared insights on topics ranging from the lessons learned from leading two internationally known companies to successfully competing in the global marketplace.

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Thomas Stewart named exec. director of mid-market center
April 7, 2014

The National Center for the Middle Market has named Thomas A. Stewart as its new Executive Director.

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Recipient of student marketing award: Beats by Dr. Dre
April 4, 2014

Beats by Dr. Dre, one of pop culture’s most recognizable names, was on campus to accept the Fisher Association of Marketing Professionals’ first-ever Marketer of the Year Award.

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Businessweek recognizes undergraduate program
April 4, 2014

Fisher College of Business showed a number of strong scores in the recently released Businessweek’s 2014 Best Undergraduate Business Schools report, including career outcomes for students.

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JD/MBA student part of winning team
April 3, 2014

Ryan Harmanis entered the prestigious Ruby R. Vale Interschool Corporate Moot Court Competition with a not-so-secret weapon: his training in Fisher’s MBA course work.

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Undergraduate student earns top finish at research forum
April 2, 2014

Marketing major Nora Murer earned a top finish at the 2014 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum for her work on how individual differences among college students affected their spending and saving habits.

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Pace Setters awards honor students, faculty, staff, executive
March 31, 2014

The 54th Pace Setters Awards ceremony recognized Fisher students, faculty, staff and an executive from the business community for outstanding achievement, leadership and service.

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Fisher maintains AACSB accreditation in business, accounting
March 28, 2014

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) has extended the accreditation of Fisher College of Business’s undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs through 2019.

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Fisher global programs contribute to university honor
March 21, 2014

Ohio State has been selected to receive the prestigious Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization -- and Fisher's wide range of programs play a critical role in ensuring students at the university have meaningful, global experiences.

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Fisher, Ohio State rank high for accounting research
March 20, 2014

Fisher College of Business at Ohio State boasts one of the most productive accounting faculty in the world. According to the 2013 Accounting Research Rankings, Ohio State’s faculty ranks 4th in the world, as measured using peer-reviewed articles published in the top 11 accounting journals over the last six years.

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PhD student earns top accounting honor
March 14, 2014

For the third-straight year, a Fisher College of Business PhD candidate has been named as a recipient of the prestigious Deloitte Foundation Doctoral Fellowship in Accounting.

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U.S. News recognizes graduate programs among the best
March 11, 2014

U.S. News & World Report released its 2015 Best Graduate Schools report, with The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business placing among the top programs in a number of areas.

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MBAs win Entrepreneur’s Choice Award at competition
March 10, 2014

Fisher College of Business MBA students delivered an outstanding performance at the recent Venture Capital Investment Competition held at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Fisher ranked no. 2 in nation for veterans
March 10, 2014

The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business Fisher ranked no. 2 in the Military Times “Best for Vets: Business School” 2014 rankings. The ranking spotlights Fisher’s ongoing efforts to engage veterans and provide them with academic, mentoring and networking opportunities for post-military careers.

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Student-run summit employs business to fight poverty
March 7, 2014

What started on the Fisher campus with a group of students discussing ways to fight poverty has grown in the last five years to become what organizers call the largest, free, student-run social entrepreneurship conference in the Midwest.

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Harley-Davidson CEO talks growth, strategy with students
March 4, 2014

What makes Harley-Davidson run? Having an iconic brand is certainly a factor, CEO Keith Wandell said during a recent visit to Fisher to speak with students. But the ability to maintain that brand and continue to advance a more than 100-year-old company relied on a number of strategic growth pillars

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Business-architecture team earns top 10 finish
February 26, 2014

Ohio State students from Fisher College of Business and Knowlton School of Architecture teamed up to bring home a top 10 finish at the prestigious Gerald D. Hines Student Urban Design Competition.

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Shenkar provides expertise to U.S.-China commission
February 24, 2014

Oded Shenkar, Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management and professor of Management and Human Resources at Fisher, appeared before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission as an expert panelist addressing U.S.-China economic challenges.

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Longtime GE leader shares lessons of crisis
February 21, 2014

Graduate students got a firsthand look at the financial crisis -- as well as some of its learnings and lessons -- from former Vice Chairman of GE and Chairman and CEO of GE Capital Michael Neal, who helped lead the company through the “Great Recession.”

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Faculty, student share innovative ideas at TED event
February 20, 2014

Assistant Clinical Professor of Finance Michael Brandl and student Ryan Barta spoke to a sold-out audience at a TEDxOhioStateUniversity event, demonstrating how innovative thought and action can transform individuals and organizations.

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